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Libros Libros 31 a 40 de 176 sobre em to be, now, almost as useful as almanacs. Read what it says about the seasons,...
" em to be, now, almost as useful as almanacs. Read what it says about the seasons, child." " It says, sir, that the changes in the seasons are owing to ' the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit. "
The Sea Lions: Or, the Lost Sealers - Página 212
de James Fenimore Cooper - 1854 - 339 páginas
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Celestial Scenery: Or, The Wonders of the Planetary System Displayed

Thomas Dick - 1838 - 422 páginas
...Messrs. Jones, Holborn, London, which conveys a pretty dear idea of the motions and phases of the moon, the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit, and the changes of the seasons. It may be procured at different prices, from \L 8*. to 47- 14*. 6d,,...
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Conversations on natural philosophy, by the author of Conversations on chemistry

Jane Marcet - 1839
...more conspicuous by its being described on the same globe; and the obliquity of the ecliptic shows the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit. But to return to fig. 2. Plate VIII. The spaces between the several parallel circles on the terrestrial...
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Letters on Astronomy: Addressed to a Lady; in which the Elements of the ...

Denison Olmsted - 1841
...and confining the range of solar heat, vast as it might easily become, within such narrow bounds ; the inclination of the earth's' axis to the plane of its orbit, so as to produce the agreeable vicissitudes of the seasons, and increase the varieties of animal and...
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Pantology: Or, A Systematic Survey of Human Knowledge; Proposing a ...

Roswell Park - 1841 - 587 páginas
...the south pole. The distance of these circles from the poles, and from the equator, is determined by the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit, that is, the path which it describes annually around the sun. These and oilier small circles, running...
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A Collection of Papers on Political, Literary, and Moral Subjects

Noah Webster - 1843 - 373 páginas
...considerable change in the annual heat or cold of a particular country. We have no reason to suppose that the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit has ever been varied ; but strong evidence to the contrary. If this inclination has always been the...
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Rudiments of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy: Designed for the Younger ...

Denison Olmsted - 1844 - 288 páginas
...rapidity. 232. The phenomena of the SEASONS, which we may now explain, depend on two causes ; first, the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit ; and, secondly, to the circumstance that the earth's axis always remains parallel to itself. Imagine...
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Provincial Medical & Surgical Journal

1844
...the winds. The temperature of any place is well known to depend, in a great degree, on its latitude. The inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit has served to diffuse the influence of the solar rays more extensively over the surface, than if the...
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Guy's Elements of Astronomy, and an Abridgement of Keith's New Treatise on ...

Joseph Guy - 1845 - 309 páginas
...heavens, or by a good sun-dial. This difference between equal and apparent time depends, first, upon the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit ; and secondly, upon the elliptic or oval form of the earth's orbit; for the earth's orbit being an...
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The solar system [by T. Dick].

Thomas Dick - 1799
...in ten and ahalf, and others in twenty-three hours. As to the vicissitude of the seasons — this is owing to the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orhit. If the axis of the earth stood perpendicular to the plane of its orbit, there would be no variety...
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An introduction to geography and astronomy, with the use of the globes, by E ...

Edward Bruce (bookseller.), John Bruce - 1846 - 120 páginas
...not uniform ; this arises from the inequality in the rate of the earth's motion round the sun, and the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit. (See Prob. XXX.) Its mean distance from the sun is 95 millions of miles. It performs a revolution in...
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